Chara Stewart

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BACKGROUND The death rate from colorectal cancer is high and affects poor and medically underserved populations disproportionately. In the United States, health disparities are particularly acute in the Lower Mississippi River Delta region. Because many in the region have limited access to basic health care resources, they are not screened for cancer, even(More)
50 below-knee amputations were carried out in 45 patients (25 men and 20 women), mean (SD) age 73 (10.5) years. The mean survival time was 22(16) months after the operation. In each patient the healing potential of a below-knee amputation was determined preoperatively by segmental pressure studies and thermographic delineation of skin perfusion. 33 of the(More)
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